Village Manchester Football Club - 20th Anniversary Tournament

21 April 2016 by Pure Radio

VMFC is a gay, bisexual and inclusive men’s team.

They have been playing in a number of local and LGBT leagues since 1996.

To celebrate the group’s anniversary, they are hosting an international LGBT football tournament in August.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of their Communications Officers, Steve Joyce.

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Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Mar 2015 - Village Spartans Rugby Club

19 March 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Spartans are a rugby club, with a team for gay and bisexual men. They train and play regularly from their home grounds in Sale.

Recently Under the Rainbow found out about a women’s team they are setting up.

This evening they’ll be hearing how the Spartans men’s team has been going since forming in 1998.

Spartans player and PR Spokesperson, Gareth Longley told Under the Rainbow how they’ve been playing recently.

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Feb 2015 - The Cheeky Boys Cabaret Show

12 February 2015 by Pure Radio

The Cheeky Boys are a Stockport-based comedy cabaret act.

They performed in Heaton Moor in November, and they’ll be back in the borough next month – when they perform at Cheadle and Gatley Conservative Club.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Chris, also known as Let Loose Ladies drag queen Jackie Crystal and part of The Cheeky Boys Cabaret Show – who said they’ve also got a free show coming up this Sunday in Manchester’s Gay Village.

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Mar 2014 - Village Angels

13 March 2014 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a group that give assistance to people on a night out in Manchester’s Gay Village.

Whether someone needs help reporting a crime, or just directions – the Angels are on the streets to help, easily spotted in their pink high visibility vests.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to their organiser, Stephanie Hartley at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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